hectare


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hec·tare

 (hĕk′târ′)
n. Abbr. ha
A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres). See Table at measurement.

hectare

(ˈhɛktɑː)
n
(Units) one hundred ares. 1 hectare is equivalent to 10 000 square metres or 2.471 acres. Symbol: ha
[C19: from French; see hecto-, are2]

hec•tare

or hek•tare

(ˈhɛk tɛər)

n.
a unit of surface or land measure equal to 100 ares, or 10,000 square meters (2.471 acres). Abbr.: ha
[1800–10; < French; see hect-, are2]

hectare

(ha) A measure of area, usually of land, equal to 10,000 m2.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hectare - (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)
area unit, square measure - a system of units used to measure areas
are, ar - a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
Translations
هكتار
hektar
hektar
hektari
hektaras
hektārs
hektár
hektar

hectare

[ˈhektɑːʳ] Nhectárea f

hectare

[ˈhɛktɛər] n (British) [land, forest] → hectare m

hectare

nHektar m or nt

hectare

[ˈhɛktɑːʳ] nettaro

hectare

(ˈhektaː) , ((American) -teər) noun
a metric unit of area, 10,000 square metres.
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Some 3,218,000 tons of crops were harvested, while the yield averaged 31.4 centners per hectare. Some 2,167,100 tons (67.4 percent) of the harvested crop accounted for wheat, 1,014,900 tons (31.5 percent) for barley, and 36,000 tons (1.1 percent) for other cereals and legumes.
The order stipulates that the standard size of a plot of land for a residential house must be 300 square meters (mA2) while the plot of land for construction of a 15-floor building should not go beyond one hectare.
ISLAMABAD -- Wheat crop has been cultivated over 8.687 million hectares of land across the country as against 8.893 million hectare set targets for current Rabi Season to fulfill the domestic requirements and for export .
KARACHI -- The country's major crops have shown significant increases in yield per hectare during the last four years.
Islamabad -- Due to paucity of water the target for sowing of cotton could not be achieved and 549 million hectare less has been cultivated resultantly the production will be less about 3,523 bales.
Overall, in the state, too, sowing for rabi season is down by 1.87 lakh hectare or 15% of the 33.68 lakh hectare cultivated in 2015.
A target of 11.55 lakh MT off seasonal vegetable production was fixed in 57,000 hectare area in the year 2009-10, while a target of 12.50 lakh metric tonnes off seasonal vegetable production was fixed in 60,000 hectare area in the year 2010-11 and a target of 13 lakh metric tonnes off seasonal vegetable production was fixed in 65,000 hectare area for the year 2011-12.
According to the official data, the average yield is 9-10 tons per hectare. Wine grapes are grown on about 20,000 hectares from a total of 25,000 and the annual yield is around 160,000- 170,000 tons of grapes, which is then used for production of 90-100 million litres of wine.
It is feared that if the present trend continued, per hectare loss would be about Rs.
If satellite and on-the-ground monitors report forests and water sources are intact by year-end, they are paid $30 to $40 a hectare.
Mr Ormrod said: "This means that a farmer could qualify for both pounds 30 per hectare ELS grant over his whole holding and pounds 30 per hectare over woodland on the same holding from the EWGS Woodland Management Grant.
THE provisional average price of agricultural land and buildings sold in the first quarter of 2001 was pounds 6,700 per hectare says the Assembly's Statistics Department.